SNAANA’s pure Peanut (groundnut) Oil is extracted through cold pressed method from the nuts of legume, which is a plant of the pea family Fabaceae (Leguminosae). It has a deep yellow colour with pleasant nutty aroma and sweet taste. Due to its high smoking point, this oil is suited for deep frying and cooking. It is used topically, too. This oil does not contain preservatives or chemicals. It is 100% pure and organic.
It takes 3 kilogram of peanuts/groundnuts to produce 1 litre of peanut/groundnut oil.
Popularly known as ‘Mungphali Ka Tel’ in India, this oil is rich in anti-oxidants, monounsaturated fatty acids, coenzyme Q10, fatty acids, linoleic acid, oleic acid, Omega-3 fatty acids, Omega-6 fatty acids, palmitic acid, polyphenols, stearic acid and resveratrol.
This oil also contains vital nutrients such as vitamins A, D, E, protein, fibre, calcium, potassium, carbohydrates and sodium. Among the healthiest of oils that are useful to humans, cold pressed Peanut oil is greatly acknowledged for health and body care.
Benefits of cold pressed Peanut (Groundnut) Oil
Peanut (Groundnut) Oil that is extracted using traditional cold pressed method is highly nutritious and healthy with all the health benefits intact.
Boosts Immunity: Peanut Oil helps boost immunity and provides strength and energy to the body.
Heart Health: Rich in monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) that lowers LDL (bad) cholesterol and increases HDL (good) cholesterol in the blood. This helps in preventing coronary artery disease and heart stroke by maintaining healthy blood lipid.
Prevents Cancer: The anti-oxidant property in Peanut (Groundnut) Oil helps eliminate free radicals and prevents colon, prostate and breast cancer.
Lowers Blood Pressure: Cold pressed Groundnut oil helps reduce high blood pressure and risk of heart diseases.
Controls Cholesterol Levels: Peanut Oil is cholesterol-free. Thus, it reduces current level of cholesterol due to the presence of plant sterols.
Boosts Memory: Peanut Oil improves brain functioning, boosts memory and retains the power of the brain. This oil also helps lower the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, a type of cognitive disorder.
Skin Care: Groundnut oil is high in vitamin E, which is also an anti-oxidant and protects cells from damage. Topical application of this oil provides a glowing and flawless skin. It reduces the occurrence of wrinkles, spots and fine lines. The presence of vitamin E in cold pressed Peanut Oil takes care of dry skin and chapped lips.
Cooking: In addition to being a vegetable source, Peanut Oil is also an ideal choice for deep frying because it can be heated to a higher smoking point/temperature (230 degrees Celsius). This results in lower oil retention in fried foods.
How to use SNAANA’s cold pressed Peanut (Groundnut) Oil
SNAANA’s cold pressed Peanut Oil has many uses.
Adding a tablespoon of Peanut Oil to your diet can keep you healthy by stimulating your white blood cell production to fend off any foreign agents in your body.
A massage with Peanut Oil can provide relief from joint and muscle pain. Take 1 or 2 tablespoons of Peanut Oil and apply it on the affected area. Then, gently massage for 15-30 minutes to let the oil get absorbed in the skin. Repeat this 2 to 3 times a day. The analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties in this oil helps reduce pain and inflammation in the joints due to arthritis.
Take 2 to 3 tablespoons of Peanut Oil and add 1 to 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice. Mix it well. Apply on the scalp and massage thoroughly for 5 to 10 minutes. Leave it for half an hour. Wash hair with shampoo. Repeat this 2 times a week to get rid of dandruff. It also repairs damaged hair, adds moisture to split ends and prevents hair loss.
Individuals with oily acne prone skin should not use peanut oil for face application as it has the ability to clog the pore leading to acne-pimples.
Always store the oil in a cool and dry place. The oil is good to use for a year from the date of cold pressing.
Oily and acne-pimple prone skin should not use the oil on the face as it can clog the pores and worsen the condition. Do not use the oil if you are allergic to peanuts.